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  • Orange Business Services tees up support for Amazon Web Services

    Orange Business Services tees up support for Amazon Web Services

    Orange Business Services is forming strategic partnerships with cloud providers such as AWS to become a leader for multicloud services. Orange Business Services already has a similar deal in place...

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  • TAG Cyber Annual: Automation, Analytics & Cloud Driving Improved Security Picture

    TAG Cyber Annual: Automation, Analytics & Cloud Driving Improved Security Picture

    Organization led by former AT&T security chief Ed Amoroso updates third volume of annual reports tracking cybersecurity trends.

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  • Windstream Enterprise's SD-WAN service scores PCI DSS compliance

    Windstream Enterprise's SD-WAN service scores PCI DSS compliance

    Windstream announced on Tuesday that its SD-WAN service has met the standard for the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Version 3.2 Compliance. The PCI DSS compliance was...

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  • Windstream Adds PCI Compliance to SD-WAN

    Windstream Adds PCI Compliance to SD-WAN

    Service provider says the independent compliance is important not just to its retail segment customers but also many other market segments.

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  • IDC report: VNF revenues to hit $16.4B by 2022

    IDC report: VNF revenues to hit $16.4B by 2022

    After a somewhat rocky start, virtual network functions are poised to grow to $16.4 billion in revenues by 2022, according to an IDC report. Worldwide revenue for the VNF market in 2017 checked in...

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  • Security, Network Capacity Issues Drive Need for IoT Automation

    Security, Network Capacity Issues Drive Need for IoT Automation

    Communications service providers (CSPs) are slowly adopting automated processes for their Internet of Things (IoT) network architecture, with more than 80% of CSPs who participated in this month's...

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  • Move Securely to the Cloud: Gain the Advantages

    Move Securely to the Cloud: Gain the Advantages

    Organizations can reap the full benefits of the cloud and avoid potential security risks by following four fundamental steps.

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  • Industry Voices—Doyle: 5 myths about multi-access edge computing

    Industry Voices—Doyle: 5 myths about multi-access edge computing

    Multi-access edge computing (MEC) is a network architecture that supports compute and storage capacity at the edge of the network. Proponents believe that MEC provides substantial performance...

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  • AT&T's Gilbert: AI Critical to 5G Infrastructure

    AT&T's Gilbert: AI Critical to 5G Infrastructure

    AI and machine learning are essential to scaling the deployment and configuration of the exploding numbers of cellsites needed for 5G, says Mazin Gilbert in the first of a two-part series.

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  • Vodafone's Heeran: Time to move on from NFV; focus instead on cloud

    Vodafone's Heeran: Time to move on from NFV; focus instead on cloud

    Vodafone's Fran Heeran is pretty much done with NFV and ready to bear down on cloudifcation. Heeran took over the reins of Vodafone's virtualization effort in July of last year when he was hired...

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  • Lean, Mean & Agile Hacking Machine

    Lean, Mean & Agile Hacking Machine

    Hackers are thinking more like developers to evade detection and are becoming more precise in their targeting.

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  • Fortinet Adds Network Access Control for IoT Security to Its Security Fabric

    Fortinet Adds Network Access Control for IoT Security to Its Security Fabric

    The company acquired NAC vendor Bradford Networks earlier this summer. Today it’s essentially rebranding Bradford’s technology as FortiNAC. Visit us at www.sdncentral.com for the complete...

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  • Collaboration will be key for telcos in an era of shared 5G networks

    Collaboration will be key for telcos in an era of shared 5G networks

    The sheer cost of rolling out a nationwide 5G network may not be justifiable based on the potential returns any single operator will be able to generate.

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  • Growing fangs: Immutable workloads and the tansforming telco (Reader Forum)

    Growing fangs: Immutable workloads and the tansforming telco (Reader Forum)

    FANG – Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google – is taking a bite out of traditional service providers’ business. By competing with telecommunication service providers (telcos) to create and optimize...

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  • How Some Service Providers Are Using SD-WAN the Wrong Way

    How Some Service Providers Are Using SD-WAN the Wrong Way

    Most current SD-WAN services are too limited in scope and too defensive in strategy, a veteran analyst warns.

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  • Transforming legacy infrastructure into powerful and profitable next-generation cloud communications services (Reader Forum)

    Transforming legacy infrastructure into powerful and profitable next-generation cloud communications services (Reader Forum)

    To quote the famous Rolling Stones song, “You can’t always get what you want, but you can get what you need.” That’s wisdom for communications service providers (CSPs) and the large, global...

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  • AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint rally around security standard for IoT

    AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint rally around security standard for IoT

    U.S. wireless industry association CTIA announced a new security certification program targeting the IoT space.

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  • Telecom networks under far greater malware pressure than global norm: Lastline

    Telecom networks under far greater malware pressure than global norm: Lastline

    Telecommunications networks are a proving ground for cybercriminals and their malware, according to Lastline's Global Threat Intelligence Network.

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  • Survey says: 12% of operators moving to commercial 5G deployment by year’s end

    Survey says: 12% of operators moving to commercial 5G deployment by year’s end

    According to a poll by IHS Markit, 82% of operators rated ultralow latency as the chief technical driver for 5G, followed by decreased cost per bit (76%) and increased network capacity (71%).

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  • Editor’s Corner—No quick fixes when it comes to VNF interoperability

    Editor’s Corner—No quick fixes when it comes to VNF interoperability

    While operators like AT&T are moving fast down the network virtualization path, it’s not all happening at once. Case in point: VNF interoperability.

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